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It’s been a long day so I might be rambling on

Last night some dental floss snagged on the edge of my molar. Oh brother. Today’s emergency dentist appointment confirmed my suspicions: the root canal compromised the porcelain overlay and the porcelain cracked. Oh well, that’s a whole day gone and the near future me…

November 24, 2015
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The good, the bad, and the ugly…but mostly the good

Ever have one of those Clint Eastwood days? Now this evening, you know, I have to have a little chuckle just thinking back on the day, it’s been a lovely day and all’s well. The bad is: I stripped the mantle in the living…

November 21, 2015
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Announcing a new drawing challenge: calm

Hi everyone I was driving with Chloe today and we were talking about the obvious distress on everyone’s minds, and that led me to thinking about the one obvious question. How are we supposed to live in this fear based society? What power do…

November 16, 2015
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Trouble in paradise

The hardest lesson for me is accepting that sometimes there are things beyond my control. Sometimes there is no fix and nothing to do but wait it out. Allowing feelings to bury me deep underground for a couple of days without fighting them…letting things…

November 3, 2015
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some days

Yesterday afternoon I went to a memorial service for a family friend and, as usual, Iā€™m re-examining my life. His name was Dragan and he was a doctor, like my parents, and we have known him and his family since we came to Canada…

October 28, 2015
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Nadine’s drawing challenge: Skin

There’s a Czech saying I know. It doesn’t translate very well, but reads that, when one isn’t feeling well, one is not in her right skin. That’s been me all week. A toothache turned into an abscess, turned into 10 days of Amoxil, two…

September 19, 2015
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Last post from home, next post from … home!

Well here we are again. The summer is here and it’s time for me to move countries for a couple of months. So I’ve cuddled our babies, hugged my children, and especially Chloe, who I hate to leave for two months, watered the garden,…

June 28, 2015
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You win some, you lose some

Aw hell! It just wasn’t a good day to push myself. I went for a walk to run some errands and walked past some lovely street art. Both city consigned and not so city consigned, but both equally lovely. It put me in the…

June 17, 2015